Wexford Hospitals

Wexford County Infirmary

Representing one of the earliest hospitals in the country, Wexford County Infirmary opened for the reception of patients on 10 August 1769, having only six beds available at the time. The main extant record series are minute books

  • Ref code: IE WXCA / P 327
  • Title: Wexford County Infirmary
  • Dates: 1845 – 1923
  • Level of description: Box list
  • Extent: 2 volumes
  • Access: By appointment only


St. Senan’s Hospital, Enniscorthy

The collection of St. Senan’s Hospital or Enniscorthy District Lunatic Asylum as it was initially known, represents a fine body of psychiatric archival material. Records include minutes of the committee of management, report books of the visiting committee, registers of patients, clinical case notes, medical journals and material relating to nursing, financial and hospital administration.
For anyone wishing to access this collection, prior permission must be obtained from the Hospital Manager of Waterford/Wexford Mental Health Services, St. Senan’s Hospital, Enniscorthy. Access restrictions will apply.

  • Ref code: IE WXCA / P 326
  • Title: Archive of St. Senan’s Hospital, Enniscorthy
  • Dates: 1867 – 1986
  • Level of description: Box lists
  • Extent: c. 197 volumes and 12 boxes
  • Access: By appointment only